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Renée Fleming, Paola Prestini, Du Yun & More to be Featured in CONTEMPLATIONS FROM N Photo Renée Fleming, Paola Prestini, Du Yun & More to be Featured in CONTEMPLATIONS FROM NATIONAL SAWDUST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021

Now, in celebration of the organization's belated five year anniversary, National Sawdust and The WNET Group's ALL ARTS present Contemplations from National Sawdust, a six-episode retrospective presenting an overview of National Sawdust's impressive past, ambitious present and hopeful future.

Violent Femmes Celebrate 40th Anniversary With Reissue for 'Add It Up' Photo Violent Femmes Celebrate 40th Anniversary With Reissue for 'Add It Up'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 1, 2021

The 23-track compilation features Violent Femmes’ biggest hits, including “Blister in the Sun,” “American Music,” and “Gone Daddy Gone,” plus live recordings of favorites like “Add It Up,” and “Kiss Off,” alongside a trove of demos, B-sides, interstitial voice recordings, and rarities.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, April 1- with Matt Doyle, John Kander, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, April 1- with Matt Doyle, John Kander, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 1, 2021

Today (April 1) in live streaming: it's Game Night on Stars in the House, Matt Doyle visits Backstage Live and more!

The Annenberg Center Presents Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers, April 22 Photo The Annenberg Center Presents Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers, April 22
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 30, 2021

The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers, streamed live, on Thursday, April 22 at 7 PM, in a program of works that features the world premiere of The Wind, performed by Kun-Yang Lin himself.

Pianist Dahveed Behroozi Releases “Echos” June 4 Photo Pianist Dahveed Behroozi Releases “Echos” June 4
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 16, 2021

Trained in both jazz and classical music, West Coast-based pianist Dahveed Behroozi is the uncommon musician to earn endorsements from icons in both disciplines. Ursula Oppens, a renowned virtuoso of contemporary classical music, has praised Behroozi's “creativity, curiosity and integrity,” adding that “his performances are stunning, his interpretations astonishing.” Likewise, jazz piano star Fred Hersch has described Behroozi's music-making as “intense and immersive,” with the pianist's evolution as an improviser revealing “deep musical knowledge and devotion.”

Jen Shyu & Jade Tongue Celebrate New Album With A Live-Streamed Performance From Roul Photo Jen Shyu & Jade Tongue Celebrate New Album With A Live-Streamed Performance From Roulette
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 11, 2021

Zero Grasses: Ritual for the Losses, the new album by vocalist, composer and multi-instrumentalist Jen Shyu, will be released by Pi Recordings on Friday, April 23.

String Noise to Release New Albums For 10th Anniversary on March 26 Photo String Noise to Release New Albums For 10th Anniversary on March 26
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 23, 2021

String Noise, the intrepid violin duo of Conrad Harris and Pauline Kim Harris, celebrates its tenth anniversary in grand style with the simultaneous release of three new recordings on Friday, March 26.

The Violin Channel's Vanguard Concerts Continues with Joshua Bell and Alessio Bax Photo The Violin Channel's Vanguard Concerts Continues with Joshua Bell and Alessio Bax
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 18, 2021

The program features a recital of Bach, Schubert, and Weiniawski, in an hour-long program featuring Creative Director David Katzive's customized LED Wall imagery and an interview with the artists where they share their experiences during the COVID pandemic. 

Nate Wooley Set to Release MUTUAL AID MUSIC Photo Nate Wooley Set to Release MUTUAL AID MUSIC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2021

On Friday, April 16, 2021, trumpeter and composer Nate Wooley will release Mutual Aid Music. Mutual aid points to the concept of community action and the human drive to provide succor to our fellow humans. Mutual aid is the primary ethic of an anarchistic utopia in which each knows what they have, and is honest about what they need.

Nate Wooley Releases 'Mutual Aid Music' Photo Nate Wooley Releases 'Mutual Aid Music'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 16, 2021

Nate Wooley (b.1974) was born in Clatskanie, Oregon and began playing trumpet professionally with his father, a big band saxophonist, at the age of 13.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, February 11- with Kyle Taylor Parker, Renée Elise G Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, February 11- with Kyle Taylor Parker, Renée Elise Goldsberry and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 11, 2021

Today (February 11) in live streaming: a Love Boat reunion on Stars in the House, Kyle Taylor Parker visits Backstage Live, and more!

The Violin Channel and Alphadyne Foundation to Launch Virtual Vanguard Concerts Photo The Violin Channel and Alphadyne Foundation to Launch Virtual Vanguard Concerts
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 10, 2021

The Violin Channel, a leading classical music news source for more than a decade, announces the launch of Vanguard Concerts, a free original digital concert series co-produced with the Alphadyne Foundation by VC Founder Geoffrey John Davies and veteran performing arts executive Charles Letourneau, featuring a lineup of today's top string players.

Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Announce Third Sound Prints LP 'Other Worlds' Photo Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Announce Third Sound Prints LP 'Other Worlds'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 9, 2021

Saxophonist Joe Lovano and trumpeter Dave Douglas debuted their extraordinary Sound Prints quintet on Blue Note Records in 2013, the year of Wayne Shorter’s 80th birthday.

NEC's Contemporary Improvisation Dept. Presents Streaming Concert Featuring Extraordi Photo NEC's Contemporary Improvisation Dept. Presents Streaming Concert Featuring Extraordinary Student Musicians
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 19, 2020

New England Conservatory's Contemporary Improvisation department presents a concert featuring two of its most popular ensembles: Open Form Ensemble and Survivors Breakfast on Monday, November 23. Both ensembles are coached by acclaimed faculty member Anthony Coleman.

DACAMERA Shares Archival Performance Of Tyshawn Sorey's PERLE NOIRE Photo DACAMERA Shares Archival Performance Of Tyshawn Sorey's PERLE NOIRE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 12, 2020

DACAMERA continues its virtual series of streamed archival concerts with the release of Tyshawn Sorey's Perle Noire.

Annenberg Center Presents Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers and World Premiere of THE WIND Photo Annenberg Center Presents Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers and World Premiere of THE WIND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2020

The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers, streamed live from the Harold Prince Theatre, on Thursday, November 19 at 7 PM, in a program of works that features the world premiere of The Wind, performed by Kun-Yang Lin himself.

Batsheva Dance Company Premieres Ohad Naharin's YAG: THE MOVIE Photo Batsheva Dance Company Premieres Ohad Naharin's YAG: THE MOVIE
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2020

Batsheva Dance Company presents the world premiere of YAG: The Movie. Ohad Naharin, now serving as Batsheva's house choreographer, created the dance, the company's first to be adapted for the screen.

NEC's Student Ensembles Announce Upcoming Livestream Concerts Photo NEC's Student Ensembles Announce Upcoming Livestream Concerts
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2020

Exceptional student ensembles from New England Conservatory's internationally renowned Jazz Studies and Contemporary Improvisation (CI) Departments perform an array of jazz, world, and creative music concerts throughout November. Concerts feature everything from the Persian music, contemporary chamber music, early jazz and West African music.

New England Conservatory's Jazz Studies and Contemporary Improvisation Departments An Photo New England Conservatory's Jazz Studies and Contemporary Improvisation Departments Announce Upcoming Concerts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2020

New England Conservatory's internationally renowned Jazz Studies and Contemporary Improvisation (CI) Departments continue their 2020 fall season with an array of livestream and virtual performances.

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts  Announces New Digital Initi Photo Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts Announces New Digital Initiatives for 2020-21 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 16, 2020

Miller Theatre's celebrated, fun and free Pop-Up Concerts resume, with a change of venue. Filmed live in the awe-inspiring Lantern (the top floor venue in the Lenfest Center for the Arts, with sweeping views of Manhattan), Miller invites the public to take a virtual front-row seat for exciting performances by world-class musicians.

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